Nothing can be compared with the love of a mother and a profound way to show appreciation to your mom this time around is through your kind words even if you can’t afford to buy her a gift yet. The beautiful role of a mother indicates vividly why a good mom should be celebrated every day and not only on Mother’s day.

Mom quotes are used to express how much your mom means to you, to boost her strength, and show your deep love for her. Go out of the usual way to make her feel special when you write out these meaningful words on a stylish card and share with your mom on her birthday, mother’s day, or any day you want to say thank you mom for all that you do.

Whether you’re searching for mother-son, or mother-daughter quotes to praise your mother, single mom, stepmom, or any other mother figure in your life, the following collation of heartfelt inspirational mother quotes, will inspire you to appreciate the unconditional love of motherhood, their unique role in the society and encourage even a first-time mom to do her best in raising a child with good parenting. We also didn’t forget to add a little touch of funny mother quotes that will make your mom laugh out loud.

Inspirational mom quotes

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  1. “A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don’t even have.” —Robert Brault
  2.  “A mother is a person who, seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” —Tenneva Jordan
  3. “A mother is always the beginning. She is how things begin.” —Unknown
  4. “A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness.” —Proverbs
  5. “A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” —Cardinal Mermillod
  6. “A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” —Amy Tan
  7. “A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.” —Unknown
  8. “A mother understands what a child does not say.” —Jewish proverb
  9. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” —Victor Hugo
  10. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” —Princess Diana
  11. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.” —Honore de Balzac
  12. “A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.” —Unknown
  13. “A mother’s love endures through all.” – Washington Irving
  14. “A mother’s love is everything. It is what brings a child into this world. It is what molds their entire being. When a mother sees her child in danger, she is literally capable of anything. Mothers have lifted cars off of their children and destroyed entire dynasties. A mother’s love is the strongest energy known to man.” —Jamie McGuire
  15. “A mother’s love is more beautiful than any fresh flower.” —Debasish Mridha
  16. “A sleeping baby is the new happy hour.” – Unknown
  17. “All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” —Abraham Lincoln
  18.  “Always my mother; forever my friend.” – Unknown
  19. “An ounce of mother is worth a ton of priest.” —Spanish Proverb
  20. “Any mother could do the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease” —Lisa Alther
  21.  “Becoming a mother makes you realize you can do almost anything one-handed.” – Unknown

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  1. “Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.” —Mildred B. Vermont
  2. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers.” —Rudyard Kipling
  3. “Home is where your mom is.” – Unknown
  4. “I love you every day. And now, I will miss you every day.” – Mitch Albom
  5. “I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then, I want to move in with them.” —Phyllis Diller
  6. “If evolution really works, how come mothers have only two hands?” —Milton Berle
  7. “If I had a single flower for every time I think of you, I could walk forever in my garden.” – Claudia Ghandi
  8.  “If love is as sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” —Stevie Wonder
  9. “In the end, mothers are always right. No one else tells the truth.” —Randy Susan Meyers
  10. “In the mother’s eyes, her smile, her stroking touch, the child reads the message: ‘You are there!’” —Adrienne Rich
  11. “It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful?” —Mahatma Gandhi
  12. “It’s not easy being a mother. If it were, fathers would do it.” —Golden Girls
  13.  “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” —George Eliot
  14. “Life doesn’t come with a manual; it comes with a mother” – Unknown
  15.  “Mom, I love you, even though I’ll never accept your friend request.” —Unknown
  16. “Mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.” —Emily Dickinson
  17. “Mother is the heartbeat in the home; and without her, there seems to be no heartthrob.” —Leroy Brownlow
  18. “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.” —William Makepeace Thackeray
  19. “Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.” —Kahil Gibran
  1. “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.” —Erich Fromm
  2. “Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of infinite optimism.” —Gilda Radner
  3. “Motherhood is the exquisite inconvenience of being another person’s everything.” —Unknown
  4. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.” – Ricki Lake
  5. “Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning
  6. “Motherhood: if you think my hands are full, you should see my heart.” – Unknown
  7. “Mothers are like glue. Even when you can’t see them, they’re still holding the family together.” —Susan Gale
  8. “Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.” —Unknown
  9. “My mother is a walking miracle.” —Leonardo DiCaprio
  10. “My mother was my role model before I even knew what that word was.” —Lisa Leslie
  11. “My Mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her. ” —Jodi Picoult
  12. “Nothing is lost until your mother can’t find it.” – Unknown
  13. “Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth to it in their children.” —Maxim Grosky
  14. “Sometimes I open my mouth and my mother comes out.” – Unknown
  15. “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.” —Elaine Heffner
  16. “The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.” —James E. Faust
  17. “The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange
  18. “The phrase ’working mother’ is redundant.” —Jane Sellman
  19. “The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede
  20. “There are no goodbyes, wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  21. “There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother.” —Sara Josepha Hale
  1. “There is no role in life that is more essential than that of motherhood.” —Elder M. Russell Ballard
  2. “There is no velvet so soft as a mother’s lap, no rose as lovely as her smile, no path so flowery as that imprinted with her footsteps.” —Archibald Thompson
  3. “There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.” —Jill Churchill
  4. “There is nothing as sincere as a mother’s kiss.” —Saleem Sharma
  5. “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” —Chinese Proverb
  6. “To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.” —Maya Angelou
  7. “We are born of love; love is our mother.” —Rumi
  8. “We have a secret in our culture, and it’s not that birth is painful. It’s that women are strong.” —Laura Stavoe Harm
  9. “When you are looking at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Charley Benetto
  10. “When you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.” —Mitch Albom
  11. “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” —Erma Bombeck
  12. “Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes